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CILT Launches Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Transport

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport has launched a new Advanced Diploma in Logistics and Transport which replaces the previous logistics Advanced Diploma and transport Advanced Diploma into one joint offering and will be available from a selection of Institute Centres. The new Advanced Diploma is accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) and is at Level 6 in the in the National Qualifications Framework. It is a strategic qualification providing those strategic management skills required for professional and business development for individuals in the logistics and transport sectors.

The five units which make up the diploma are:

Logistics and Transport – Strategic Context

. The global environment

. Resource planning, allocation and use

. Sustainable corporate development

. Competition and risk

Leadership and Strategic Management in Logistics and

. Organisational culture

. Leadership

. Collaboration

. Ethical management

Strategic Network Planning in Logistics and Transport

. Vision and strategy

. Forecasting

. Delivering customer service

. Innovation and change

Delivering Strategic Performance in Logistics and Transport

. Organisational integration

. Supply strategies

. Logistics performance

. E-technology

Research Methods and the Professional Project in Logistics
and Transport – double unit

. Research methodology

. Professional project in
logistics and transport

Dorothea Carvalho, CILT(UK)'s Director of Professional Development said:

” There is a recognition in the UK that our potential leaders of the future currently lack the leadership skills needed to take forward dynamic organisations competing both in the UK and increasingly in a global market. The new Advanced Diploma was developed based on feedback from employers and our members and includes key areas of business like leadership, innovation and change, planning at a strategic level, and delivering on customer service and on performance. Additionally as a professional qualification there is also an emphasis on areas such as ethical management and sustainability. Both the candidate's study materials and work for the qualification is based in the context of organisation for which the candidate is working and as such the qualification will be relevant those working in all logistics and transport organisation from third party logistics, transport planners through to those working in passenger transport organisations.”

Those interested in taking the Advanced Diploma should contact the CILT Professional Development Department, Corby Office. Tel: +44 (0)1536 740166. Email: pd@ciltuk.org.uk

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